Articles matching "dwf case"
Last month we reported on the Court of Appeal decision in Williams v The Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (2018) which gave costs guidance where a claimant failed to…Read more
DWF, Cunningham Lindsey t/a Sedgwick, and QBE have successfully obtained a finding of fundamental dishonesty against a claimant who exaggerated the nature and extent of the injuries he suffered in an…Read more
For liability to attach to a defendant authority in tripping cases, the defect does need to be objectively considered to be dangerous. It is not sufficient for a claimant to point to the fact that…Read more
School sport: local authority not liable for primary school pupil injured while taking part in sprint race
In A v London Borough of Southwark, the judge found that taking part in a school sprint race was a desirable activity and whilst the claimant's collision with another pupil was unfortunate and not the…Read more
Project monitors’ duties and contributory negligence: Lloyds Bank Plc v McBains Cooper Consulting Ltd. DWF successful in the Court of Appeal.
DWF's Michael Robin and James McKay acted for the successful Appellant project monitor to overturn the decision of Mr Justice Edwards-Stuart that a project monitor provided 'advice' rather than…Read more
John Lezemore and Adela Carrasco of DWF have recently obtained significant savings on a claim presented as a chronic pain case valued at over £1million.Read more
Scope of duty and factual causation: Andrew O’Neill and Elizabeth O’Neill v Bull & Bull (A Firm) (2018)
The claimants, Mr and Mrs O’Neill, wished to purchase a new house and retained the defendant to act for them. On the face of it this was a straightforward conveyancing transaction. However, somewhat…Read more
DWF acted for Aviva and their insured in successful contempt proceedings against a claimant who, despite suffering genuine injuries in a road traffic accident, went on to exaggerate the extent of his…Read more
Nine individuals who were part of a crash for cash gang that had participated in a conspiracy to defraud LV=, were handed prison sentences for contempt of court. The nine had all made false claims and…Read more